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    Default How do I remove shadow copy files?

    I have quite a few files on my laptop which I deleted, and then emptied the recycle bin. At least, I thought I had deleted them. But alas, when I enter partial searches in the Start menu, the files are still coming up, albeit that Vista informs me that the file has been moved or something and would I like to delete the shortcut? when I click on the link. So, how do I go delete these files from my laptop, as in wiping all trace of them from the machine once and for all?
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    Default Re: How do I remove shadow copy files?

    Bump. Any ideas?
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    Default Re: How do I remove shadow copy files?

    Where are these files? In the Recent document folder? If yes you find them here:

    C:\Documents and Settings\[User name]\Recent
    Just delete them like normal files.
    Word, Excel and so on also has a last used documnets list. You can reset it in the option.

    Also you can try running Disk Cleanup from the Programs/Accessories/System tools folder.

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    Default Re: How do I remove shadow copy files?

    I downloaded them off Limewire and Azureus and they are stored in a subfolder in the Downloads folder (I have Vista Home Premium btw).
    Last edited by The Streets; 20th June 2007 at 07:20 AM.
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    Default Re: How do I remove shadow copy files?

    Did you download any cracks or keygens by any chance? It may be a virus/spyware
    "The reasonable man adapts himself to the world: the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man." - George Bernard Shaw

 

 

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